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  • Sports and Recreation

    Sports and Recreation
    Whether you’re a channel-surfing couch potato or a balls-to-the-wall weekend warrior, Baltimore, Maryland is the sportsman or sportswoman’s paradise. For the “I’d rather watch” set, the Baltimore Ravens are perennial powerhouses and the Orioles have gone from upstarts to established contenders, making Baltimore the City that Reads the Box Scores with a big fat smile on our melons. If you’re the sort who’d rather play, well you’re still in luck. Baltimore is home to thriving sports leagues for children of all ages and, for the outdoor types, Maryland has over 96,000 acres of state parks encompassing mountains, forests, rivers, the bay, and the ocean. To put that in perspective, that’s big enough to hold 96,000 single acre yards! Maryland may be America in Miniature, but when it comes to sports and rec, we take it to the max.
  • OCEAN CITY ALTERNATIVES

    OCEAN CITY ALTERNATIVES
    Assateague Island National SeaShore. 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, (410) 641-1441,assateagueisland.com. Paddle a kayak or take a scenic drive on over to a more natural beach habitat, away from the tourists and beer cans over at Ocean City. Marvel...

    Baltimore Living

    Baltimore Living
    BEST REASON TO LIVE IN BALTIMORE Street Cred Anywhere Else   Right? Face it, we live in a tough city, and people not from here tend to assume you spend your time dodging bullets while stepping over nodded-out heroin addicts on your way to fighting...

    PARKS AND REC

    PARKS AND REC
    Beartown State Park. Near Hillsboro, W. Va., (304) 653-4254, www.beartownstatepark.com. Known for its unusual rock formations rather than any actual bears, Beartown is over 100 acres and rich with trails and beautiful sites. Free to visit and open from...

    Sandy Point State Park

    Real summer field trips mean trips to the beach, right? I’ve seen the movies and been in the traffic to the Eastern Shore, so I know it’s true. Two summers ago I even went to Seacrets: I obviously know how to party. But I also know how to ruin...